Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Shaking; trembling; especially, shivering or quivering with fear, horror, cold, etc.
  • Marked or accompanied by a shudder; tremulous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of shudder.
  • noun An extended or continuous shudder.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective shaking convulsively or violently

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Examples

  • For a brief moment I was aware of nothing but the label shuddering its way into the distance.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • For a brief moment I was aware of nothing but the label shuddering its way into the distance.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • After disconnecting, Chris sat in shuddering fury for a few seconds, then exploded out of the communications room and went zooming down the ship's central shaft, zero-G suiting his mood more than the lunar-G environs of the rotating outer hull.

    The first sentence I wrote today...

  • After disconnecting, Chris sat in shuddering fury for a few seconds, then exploded out of the communications room and went zooming down the ship's central shaft, zero-G suiting his mood more than the lunar-G environs of the rotating outer hull.

    Archive 2006-10-29

  • As he meditated thus, dejected but resolute, hesitating in every direction, and, in short, shuddering at what he was about to do, his glance strayed to the interior of the barricade.

    Les Miserables

  • Zogar sent another call shuddering through the night, and it was utterly unlike the first cry.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • Zogar sent another call shuddering through the night, and it was utterly unlike the first cry.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • Atop him, the hell-hound was still breathing in short, shuddering gasps despite the gaping wound in its torso.

    The Chronicles of Riddick

  • It made her heart stop in her chest and her breath come in short shuddering gasps.

    faceless

  • Zogar sent another call shuddering through the night, and it was utterly unlike the first cry.

    The Conan Chronicles

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